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In April 2022, Ryerson University changed its name to Toronto Metropolitan University, which will be implemented in a phased approach. You will see the Ryerson name across campus, online and in our official communications for a period of time. Learn more about our next chapter.

Professional Communication (BA (Hons))

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Check out the student showcase page to see some of the incredible projects produced by Professional Communication students!

Visit the MyProCom page to hear from current students and recent graduates about what they're up to now!

Is It for You?

Understand the relationship between message, audience and context and your role as a communication professional in one of Canada’s top communication programs. Explore the interaction of text, sound, image and design, and gain expertise in written, visual, digital, interpersonal and oral communication. Access leading-edge creative technologies, simulation activities and guest lectures from industry leaders. Gain professional experience and connections through events, internships and industry collaborations. You’ll develop a broad perspective on communication strategies and practices through international exchanges, virtual collaborations and other global learning experiences.

 Faculty
The Creative School

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

 Grade Range

 Non-Academic Requirements

 Experiential Learning

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What You Need to Know

 Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.

*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2021 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Toronto Metropolitan University reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2021/2022

Domestic Fees Range: $7,087 - $7,805
International Fees Range: $30,013 - $31,003

For detailed fees information visit Tuition and Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

Explore traditional and new media in a range of business and professional contexts to develop communication expertise in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Work in public relations and corporate communications, event planning, public policy, research or health care. You may work as a communications director, event manager, social media specialist, account manager or brand strategist. Or, pursue graduate studies in communication, including Toronto Metropolitan University's Master of Professional Communication, law, journalism or public policy.

Virtual Tour

Explore Toronto Metropolitan University's unique urban campus in the heart of downtown Toronto from the comfort of your own home!

Please visit our Undergraduate Applicant COVID-19 FAQ page for the latest information on current and next steps in light of all closures affecting admissions.